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“Felt like family” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Alchemist

The Alchemist
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: At Koutouloufari in Hersonissos, in this beautiful traditional village, the Alchemist awaits you. Stone, wood, light, and a green scenery blend to form a casual decor. Enjoy selected dishes of the Cretan cuisine. Grilled meat, a wide variety of appetiziers, fresh seafood, and sophisticated cocktails. Taste the beef stew or the lamb. Complement your meal with cold beer or Cretan wine. Finally try a homemade dessert. Human smiles will fulfill the integrity of the site and the excellence of flavors.
Alta Loma, California
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375 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
“Felt like family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

This is a great place! From the moment we arrive the 2 brothers who run the place were awesome!! Made us felt like they knew us forever!! The food was excellent as well as the drinks!! Try the White Lady it is soo good! And the food never ended, after our dinner they brought us some fruit, then after that some cake and then the after dinner raki drink! And even though this is a busy place we never felt rushed! I would recommend this place to all!! Brothers keep doing what your doing cause it's great

Visited July 2014
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“wonderful food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Food was great, fabulous service and the orange cake alone makes this worth a visit. We had a selection of meze, all very good, meatballs were loved by all!

Visited July 2014
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2 Thank Allison F
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Haibach, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Small Bar with great atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Best cocktails i´ve ever seen. Great selfmade food with fresh ingredients. Great service. Unfortunately i discovered it to late

Visited June 2014
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Cramped!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

If it's a quiet romantic meal you are looking for then this is not the place. Tables are positioned extremely close to each other and there is no room to swing the proverbial cat. The redeeming feature us the food which was good and the cost was very reasonable. I cant believe you need to book to ensure a table, as there are many better restaurants nearby, namely Nikos the Fisherman and Iokasti restaurant.

  • Visited July 2014
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Hoxton, London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“The kleftiko is the best I have ever had”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

Super-charming staff and every item we tried on the menu was amazing. Probably the best food in the village.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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